by Carlton Cuse
and Damon Lindelof
‘Bad Twin’ is a private-eye procedural involving a wealthy heir's search for his nefarious brother, based on a supposed "found manuscript" by Gary Troup, one of the passengers killed in the crash of Oceanic flight 815; Troup apparently delivered the document to ABC’s sister company, Hyperion Books, just days before he boarded the ill-fated aircraft.
Hyperion has now commissioned a novel by a "well-known" mystery writer (whose identity is being a secret) which supposedly constitutes the book (ABC/Hyperion has previously hired best-selling mystery novelist Ridley Pearson to ghost-write ‘The Diary of Ellen Rimbauer: My Life at Rose Red’, a prequel companion-book to the Stephen King miniseries ‘Rose Red’).
*Featuring Jack, Kate, Locke, Charlie, Sayid, Sawyer, Shannon, Michael, Hurley, Jin, Sun and Claire